Nathan Koenig

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  • Entertainment

  • New York, NY

Nathan Koenig combines a broad background in many facets of theatrical and video production, directing, scripting and editing and marketing. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Denison University, where he studied theatre and film, winning awards for both. Since the 1960s, he has been an independent filmmaker and multimedia producer/artist. He has traveled worldwide, documenting the traditional beliefs of indigenous cultures through interviews, photography and video. His dedication to the preservation and causes of traditional cultures has given him access to places and individuals not usually within reach of the general public. In 1972, he founded White Buffalo Multi-Media, Inc. He traveled North America, presenting mixed media shows to counterculteral communities and Native Americans from Mexico to Canada. Between 1978 and 1985, his repertoire of multimedia shows was often featured at the Mind-Body-Spirit Festivals, Whole Life Expo’s and planetariums in New York, Boston, Los Angeles and London. Since 1985, Nathan’s company Upstate Media Enterprises, has offered creative video services around Woodstock, New York, servicing the arts, local history and making promotional videos. He is co-founder and President of the Woodstock Museum (estab. 1989), a non-profit 501©3 chartered by the New York State Board of Regents. At present, eleven videotapes are being distributed to the home video market, featuring best-selling author Dr. Bernie Siegel, human potential pioneers Jean Houston, Mohawk educator Ray Fadden and herbalist Susun Weed and solar energy pioneer Richard Gottlieb. He is currently in post-production on several documentaries.